Accession Number:

AD0076303

Title:

Stresses and Deflections in Flat Rectangular Plates under Dynamic Lateral Loads Based on Linear Theory

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

DAVID TAYLOR MODEL BASIN WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1955-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Approximate formulas are given for the determination of natural frequencies and maximum deflections and stresses in rectangular plates subjected to normal transient loading as well as to static loading. The stresses and deflections resulting from dynamic loads are obtained by the application of a load factor to the values computed for a static load. The appendixes give the small-deflection theory of forced vibration of plates with approximate solutions for plates with edges which are clamped, simply supported, or free. It is assumed that the plate deflection may be expressed as a series, each term having the form of the normal-mode function of a uniform beam.

Subject Categories:

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE